Archeology expert Tom Clare is new mayor of Kendal

Councillor Tom Clare with his ceremonial, robes, chains and mace in the Mayor’s parlour following his election to the office

Councillor Tom Clare with his ceremonial, robes, chains and mace in the Mayor’s parlour following his election to the office

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A RETIRED archaeologist and lecturer has promised to ‘promote the town as much as he can’ after being elected as Mayor of Kendal – for the second time.

Coun Tom Clare has proved to be a popular choice with his fellow town councillors, after also serving as deputy mayor over the past year.

The 68-year-old was made the 277th ‘first citizen’ of the Auld Grey Town at an inauguration ceremony on Thursday.

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